fans not working after update

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by Rossatron, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Rossatron macrumors 6502a

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    ok so i have updated to el capitan. the fans do not work at all! the computer (macbook pro) is really hot to the touch and yet the fans are silent. this was not an issue before.
    please help :(
     
  2. keysofanxiety macrumors 604

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    Reset PRAM/SMC
     
  3. Rossatron thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    quite strange that a software update messed up with SMC.
    Let us know if now it works
     
  5. bobdamnit macrumors regular

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    Not really. It's rarer now than it used to be, but it still happens sometimes.

    I had a G3 that needed one every update, or reboot. Never found a way to fix it lol
     
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    Well, a G3 is a computer from quite a long time ago
     

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